Local plan

Local Plan timetable

Stage Date
Issues and Options Consultation (Reg 18) Jan/Feb 2015
Proposed Submission Consultation (Reg 19) Sep/Oct 2016
Submission of Documents (Reg 22) 28 Feb 2017
Independent Examination June 2017
Adoption Early 2018

Local Plan Examination

On 28 February 2017, the council submitted the Proposed Submission Local Plan and supporting documents to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government for independent examination. Proposed main modifications to the plan were consulted on for six weeks ending on 15 September 2017.

Please see the Local Plan examination webpage for more information.

Brownfield Register

The Brownfield Land Register provides publicly available information on all known brownfield sites in Hammersmith & Fulham using data from the council’s development plans and sites with planning permission. Local Planning Authorities in England are required to prepare, maintain and publish a register of previously developed (brownfield) land which is suitable for housing by 31 December 2017.

Brownfield Register

Planning guidance SPD

The council has recently consulted on the draft Planning Guidance Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). This will provide more detailed guidance on the application of policies within the emerging Local Plan.

Please see Planning Guidance SPD for more details

Local Plan Submission documents

The following documents have been submitted to the Secretary of State along with further evidence below:

Local Plan Evidence documents

The full Local Plan evidence base can viewed here (pdf 282KB).

Proposed Submission Local Plan Consultation (Regulation 19) – September 2016

Consultation on the Proposed Submission Local Plan ran for a six week period from 16 September to 28 October 2016. The Local Plan sets out the vision, objectives and detailed spatial strategy for future development in Hammersmith and Fulham for the next 15-20 years along with specific development management policies. This was the second formal public consultation stage in the production of the Local Plan (Regulation 19).

Proposed Submission Local Plan documents:

The consultation has now closed – the last date for comments was Friday 28 October 2016.

Email: localplan@lbhf.gov.uk 

Post: Development Plans Team
Planning Division
Planning and Development Department
Hammersmith Town Hall Extension
King Street, W6 9JU

Draft Local Plan Consultation (Regulation 18) - January 2015

In January 2015 we consulted on a draft Local Plan which outlines our vision and preferred options for development in the borough for the next 20 years.This consultation was the first formal public participation stage in the production of the Local Plan (Regulation 18). Public consultation on this draft Local Plan ran for six weeks from 9 January until 20 February 2015.

Draft Local Plan documents:

Previous consultation July 2013

Issues and Options for review (pdf 20KB)

In this first stage of consultation for the Local Plan review from July to September 2013, we welcomed comments on the way forward for the Park Royal/Old Oak area and on the other topics identified in ‘Issues and options for review’.

Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report January 2014

The local plan will be accompanied by a Sustainability Appraisal (SA) Report. As part of the SA process we consulted for five weeks in 2014 on the scope and level of the environmental information to be included in the Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report Jan 2014 (pdf 5.2MB). Comments received on this scoping report were as follows:

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